Organisations seeking certification may refer to the following:
(Note: Documents were last updated in August 2022)
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that are certified are also eligible to apply for the SME Cybersecurity Excellence award that CSA is collaborating with Association of Trade & Commerce (ATC) on.
The certification process is undertaken by certification bodies that have been appointed by CSA. Organisations may approach any of the certification bodies, please click here for contact details.
The Cyber Essentials certification is valid for a duration of 2 years. The mode of assessment will involve desktop review and verification of the organisation’s self-assessment by an independent assessor from the appointed certification body.
Certification charges and the time needed for certification may differ according to the scope of the certification. Organisations may visit the websites of the certification bodies listed above to find out more.
To encourage organisations to adopt the Cyber Essentials mark, CSA has worked with the appointed certification bodies to offer an early bird incentive for a limited time period. Organisations that are successfully^ certified can enjoy the following incentives, which will be deducted from the certification fees charged by the certification bodies:
|Profile of Organisation|
Early Bird incentive*
To be deducted from the certification fees charged by certification bodies
|10 – 99 employees||S$200|
|100 – 200 employees||S$250|
* The following considerations applies to the early bird incentive:
^ The early bird incentive is also applicable to eligible organisations applying for sub-schemes of Cyber Essentials, e.g. Cyber Essentials for CMS Vendors
Organisations that are members of the National Council of Social Services (NCSS) are also eligible for subsidies from NCSS under the Tech-and-GO! consultancy programme.
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Please contact the companies listed for details.